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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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NvtlCleanerTool is a software program developed by Novatel Wireless. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 3.95 MB (4,143,591 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 93% of users of NvtlCleanerTool come from the United States, it is also popular in Argentina and Kuwait.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.nvtl.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{BA2941C2-DA16-41FF-9A02-944C26FDBF9D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NvtlCleanerTool

  • SetupHelper64.exe - SetupHelperExe Application
  • NvtlSdk.dll - Novacore SDK NvtlSdk (Novacore SDK Core module)
  • Check_Port_Status_silent.exe
  • Check_Port_Status_UI.exe
  • DIFxAPI.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • NvtlSrvr.exe - NvtlServer Application
  • RegisterRawEther.exe
  • SDKServiceCfg.exe
  • W32N55.dll (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (Rawether NDIS API DLL (X86))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • NvtlSrvr.exe runs as a service named 'NovaCore SDK Service' (NvtlService) "Provides support for 3rd party developers of NovaCore applications.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:664 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003555622%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00030147%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005409%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove NvtlCleanerTool?

You can uninstall NvtlCleanerTool from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program NvtlCleanerTool, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove NvtlCleanerTool.

Win 7 (SP1) 90%
Win 7 10%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.59%
  Argentina 3.70%
  Kuwait 3.70%

About Novatel Wireless

Novatel Wireless provides wireless broadband access solutions for use in PCs and mobile devices and is known for its MiFi line of compact wireless routers.
Publisher URL: www.nvtl.com


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